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Jeff Barr

Author: Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.

AWS Supply Chain update: Three new modules supporting upstream activities

We are launching three new modules for AWS Supply Chain today. These modules are designed to help you collaborate with your suppliers across all tiers of your supply chain, with the goal of helping you to maintain optimum inventory levels at each site in the chain. Here’s an overview: Supply Planning – This module helps […]

Use AWS Fault Injection Service to demonstrate multi-region and multi-AZ application resilience

AWS Fault Injection Service (FIS) helps you to put chaos engineering into practice at scale. Today we are launching new scenarios that will let you demonstrate that your applications perform as intended if an AWS Availability Zone experiences a full power interruption or connectivity from one AWS region to another is lost. You can use […]

Introducing highly durable Amazon OpenSearch Service clusters with 30% price/performance improvement

You can use the new OR1 instances to create Amazon OpenSearch Service clusters that use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for primary storage. You can ingest, store, index, and access just about any imaginable amount of data, while also enjoying a 30% price/performance improvement over existing instance types, eleven nines of data durability, and […]

Join the preview for new memory-optimized, AWS Graviton4-powered Amazon EC2 instances (R8g)

We are opening up a preview of the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. Equipped with brand-new Graviton4 processors, the new R8g instances will deliver better price performance than any existing memory-optimized instance. The R8g instances are suitable for your most demanding memory-intensive workloads: big data analytics, high-performance databases, in-memory caches […]

Announcing the new Amazon S3 Express One Zone high performance storage class

Update (January 24, 2024) – The original version of this post used the s3 sync command to copy objects from my local directory to the storage bucket. The newest version of this command does not support copying to directory buckets, so I have revised the example to use s3 cp instead. — Jeff; The new […]

Announcing new diagnostic tools for AWS Partner-Led Support (PLS) participants

We have added a set of diagnostic tools that will give participants in the AWS Partner-Led Support program access to diagnostic tools that will empower them to do an even better job of supporting their customers. Intro to AWS Partner-Led Support This AWS Partner Network (APN) program enables AWS Partners to act as the customer’s […]

FlexGroup Volume Management for Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is now available

You can now create, manage, and back up your Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP FlexGroup volumes using the AWS Management Console, the Amazon FSx CLI, and the AWS SDK. FlexGroups can be as large as 20 petabytes and offer greater performance for demanding workloads. Before this launch you could only create them using the ONTAP […]

New – Scale-out file systems for Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

You can now create Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP file systems that are up to 9x faster than even before. As is already the case with this service, the file systems are fully managed, with latency to primary storage at the sub-millisecond level and latency to the capacity pool in the tens of milliseconds. This […]